# [OS X TeX] LaTex Margin Help

Logan Hall logan.hall at asu.edu
Fri Mar 26 00:31:26 EST 2004

```On Mar 25, 2004, at 9:58 PM, Robert Lyons wrote:

> Hello All,
> I am new to the list and fairly new to LaTex, so I  have a question
> that I am sure that you can help me with. I am writing a book, and the
> printer has some requirements for the margins as well as the header
> and the footer. The only information that I have been able to find so
> far was to use the Geometry package. This is what I have at this
> point:
>
> \usepackage{geometry}
> \geometry {left=2.63in, right=2.63in, top=0.7in, bottom=4.7in}
>
> The problem is that I do not know how to set my header and my footer
> with this command. These are the requirements from the printer
>
> Left Margin 2.63in
> Right Margin 2.63in
> Top Margin 0.7in
> Bottom Margin 4.7in
> Footer 4.5in
>

Well, this is taken from the TeXShop latex template, but these commands

\textwidth = 6.5 in
\textheight = 9 in
\oddsidemargin = 0.0 in
\evensidemargin = 0.0 in
\topmargin = 0.0 in

Not sure how to set the Header and Footer margins though.
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Logan Hall

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